Tibetan Activist & Community Organizer
Chemi Lhamo is a Tibetan-Canadian human rights activist and a community organizer. She is a persistent advocate in the Tibetan freedom movement and has recently joined Students for a Free Tibet as the Campaigns Director. Formerly, Chemi served as the Community Health Lead at Parkdale People’s Economy. Within the Tibetan freedom movement, Chemi served as the Canadian representative for the International Tibet Network Steering Committee. Chemi currently serves on the Leadership Council of the World Liberty Congress and the Board of Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust. Her work and activism has landed her in the Top 50 Power list of Canada 2022. In 2020, Chemi was awarded the Tibetan Youth Icon award. Chemi served as the CEO and president of the Student’s Union at the University of Toronto Scarborough and obtained an Honors Bachelor of Science Degree in Neuroscience and Psychology. She is a guest lecturer at various post-secondary institutions and a main stage speaker at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Oslo, New York, and Guatemala.